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By Haroro J. Ingram

Haroro J. Ingram trips via over a century of background, from the Islamist modernists of the late-1800s into the twenty first century, within the first complete size exam of the charismatic management phenomenon in Islamist radicalism and militancy. Exhaustively researched and based upon a collection of cutting edge multidisciplinary paradigms, this publication gains case stories of Hassan al-Banna, Sayyid Qutb, Abdullah Azzam, Osama Bin weighted down and Anwar al-Awlaki. At a micro-level, Ingram argues that charismatic leaders act as automobiles for the evolution of recent Islamist radicalism and militancy. At a macro-level, he argues that the transformative aura phenomenon in Islamist radicalism and militancy produces advanced chains of charismatic leaders as person figures upward thrust through leveraging, to various levels, the charismatic capital of previous charismatic leaders. inside those case reports, Ingram deals new techniques to figuring out the nuances of those complicated phenomena; from his ideal-types of charismatic management in Islamist militancy (spiritual courses, charismatic leaders and neo-charismatic leaders) to his framing of al-Qaeda as a ’charismatic adhocracy’. the result's an authoritative research of a phenomenon principally neglected by means of students of either charismatic management and Islamism. finally, this ground-breaking research bargains vital insights into the advanced nuances that force the increase and evolution of not just Islamist militancy yet radical and militant teams extra commonly.

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